Prayers for Bobby
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Prayers for Bobby

Russell Mulcahy

In "Prayers for Bobby," Mary Griffith is a devout Christian who raises her children with the conservative teachings of the Presbyterian Church. However, when her son Bobby confides to his older brother he may be gay, life changes for the entire family after Mary learns about his secret. While Bobby's father and siblings slowly come to terms with his homosexuality, Mary believes God can cure him of what she considers... [Read More]

Tags: Love, Homosexuality, Family, Church, Hate, Sad, Death, Suicide, True Story, Cry
Moulin Rouge!
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Moulin Rouge!

Baz Luhrmann

In 1900, Christian, an impoverished writer who has come from England the year before, types his story: he arrived in Montmartre and fell in with Toulouse-Lautrec and Bohemians who believe in freedom, truth, beauty, and love. They want to sell a show to the Moulin Rouge, and its impresario wants a backer so he can build a proper theatre. He's plying a duke, who wants exclusive access to the favors... [Read More]

Tags: Musical, Love, Death, Sad, Pain
If I Stay
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If I Stay

R.J. Cutler

Mia Hall thought the hardest decision she would ever face would be whether to pursue her musical dreams at Juilliard or follow a different path to be with the love of her life, Adam. But what should have been a carefree family drive changes everything in an instant, and now her own life hangs in the balance. Caught between life and death for one revealing day, Mia has only one... [Read More]

Tags: Accident, Coma
The Duchess (2008)
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The Duchess (2008)

Saul Dibb

Georgiana Spencer became Duchess of Devonshire on her marriage to the Duke in 1774, at the height of the Georgian period, a period of fashion, decadence, and political change. Spirited and adored by the public at large she quickly found her marriage to be a disappointment, defined by her duty to produce a male heir and the Duke's philandering and callous indifference to her. She befriends Lady Bess but finds... [Read More]

Tags: Saul Dibb, Biography, Drama, History
Atonement
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Atonement

Joe Wright

When Briony Tallis, 13 years old and an aspiring writer, sees her older sister Cecilia and Robbie Turner at the fountain in front of the family estate she misinterprets what is happening thus setting into motion a series of misunderstandings and a childish pique that will have lasting repercussions for all of them. Robbie is the son of a family servant toward whom the family has always been kind. They... [Read More]

Tags: Love, Family, Sad, Drama
Dogville (2003)
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Dogville (2003)

Lars Von Trier

Late one night, a beautiful and well-dressed young woman, Grace, arrives in the mountainous old mining town of Dogville as a fugitive; following the sound of gunshots in the distance which have been heard by Tom, the self-appointed moral spokesman for the town. Persuaded by Tom, the town agree to hide Grace, and in return she freely helps the locals. However, when the Sheriff from a neighbouring town posts a... [Read More]

Tags: Lars Von Trier, Drama
Philadelphia
+35

Philadelphia

Jonathan Demme

Andrew Beckett, a gay lawyer infected with AIDS, is fired from his conservative law firm in fear that they might contract AIDS from him. After Andrew is fired, in a last attempt for peace, he sues his former law firm with the help of a homophobic lawyer, Joe Miller. During the court battle, Miller sees that Beckett is no different than anyone else on the gritty streets of the city... [Read More]

Tags: Death, AIDS, Drama, Sad, Depression, Pain, Unloved, Sadness
Never Let Me go
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Never Let Me go

Mark Romanek

As children, Ruth, Kathy and Tommy, spend their childhood at a seemingly idyllic English boarding school. As they grow into young adults, they find that they have to come to terms with the strength of the love they feel for each other, while preparing themselves for the haunting reality that awaits them.... [Read More]

Tags: Love, Sad, Pain, Unloved, Cruel Life, Sadness
The Passion of the Christ
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The Passion of the Christ

Mel Gibson

A depiction of the last twelve hours in the life of Jesus of Nazareth, on the day of his crucifixion in Jerusalem. The story opens in the Garden of Olives where Jesus has gone to pray after the Last Supper. Betrayed by Judas Iscariot, the controversial Jesus--who has performed 'miracles' and has publicly announced that he is 'the Son of God'--is arrested and taken back within the city walls of... [Read More]

Tags: Jesus, Pain, Suffering, Death
Children Underground (2001)
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Children Underground (2001)

Edet Belzberg

One of the most astonishing and engaging cinematic works of the past decade, CHILDREN UNDERGROUND is a profoundly intimate and heart-wrenching drama about homeless children struggling for survival on the streets and in the subways of Bucharest, Romania.... [Read More]

Tags: Edet Belzberg, Documentary